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CRESCENT CITY- A alleged drunk driver led deputies on a high-speed chase early Wednesday morning. According to the Del Norte County Sheriff’s office, the driver, 39-year-old Eugene Colgrove III led deputies on a six-mile chase with speeds reaching 120 miles per hour around 1:30 a.m.
 
The pursuit kicked off near National Boulevard and Elk Valley Road, and ended...

Ringing in the New Year is a joyous tradition around the world.

However, with our current low rainfall, fire officials are warning about the use of fireworks. Low humidity, dry fuel moisture levels and increased fire activity are up this year. At this time, Northern California is experiencing only around 30-percent of it’s normal rainfall.

Although the use of fireworks is a...

ARCATA- Arcata has received the first taxes collected from the city's high energy use tax that was passed by voters in 2012. The amount of electricity users using three times the amount of energy than an average household has decreased.

An estimated 93 of 9,500 PG&E customers are using high amounts of energy that qualify for the tax, compared to the 633 electricity users using...

ARCATA- Arcata Fire Protection District will continue their parcel fee for residents within their fire district. A committee made up of citizens within the district recommended that the fire district keep the $22 parcel fee to continue the additional revenue for the fire district.

Fire Chief Desmond Cowan said the revenue is needed for the district to grow with the community. "We really...

With just hours left in 2013, people in Eureka gave news channel 3 their New Year’s resolutions.

"My new year's resolution this year is just to be a better person and to be kinder to everyone around me," said Tracy Thayer, who lives in Eureka.

"We were talking about hiking the trinity alps this year and getting back into our healthy self gear and it should be really exciting,"...

In Eureka, police are cracking down on graffiti.

EUREKA- On Monday a Eureka man was arrested for felony vandalism and police believe he may be responsible for tagging as many as 17 locations. 

The Eureka Police Department received a call from a business on 4th street of a report of vandalism. Scott Joe Cano was seen on camera spray painting the wall of that business....

NORTH COAST- The California Highway Patrol is stepping up enforcement New Year’s Eve in an effort to keep impaired drivers off of the roads.
 
According to the CHP the month of Dec. has resulted in the most traffic collisions on record. Officers said about 120 collisions were reported, averaging out to about four-per day. The icy weather and harsh road conditions...
NORTH COAST- New Year’s Eve is one among few nights out of the year where loud noises can frighten your pets. As the clock ticks down for 2013, many will ring in the new year with sparkling lights, whistles, bangs, and pops- which might be fun for humans, but for our pets, it's a night of loud noises and scary sounds. 
 
"It does not take much to make them nervous...

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